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Feed Raises Funds for Vets

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A spaghetti dinner on Saturday will attempt to raise funds to support the Veterans Enrichment Center. The center currently provides housing and re-integration services for 4 veterans, and organizers are hoping to be able to accommodate 18 service members. The veterans do pay rent to live at the facility, but the...
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Date Set for Tulelake Mayor Recall Election

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A date has been set for the recall election of Tulelake mayor Randy Darrow. The group attempting to remove Darrow say he hasn’t followed proper procedure for hiring and firing city employees, and hasn’t followed the Brown Act which requires public meetings. Darrow hasn’t commented on the recall, but said he will...
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Water Rights Bills Fail in Committee

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two bills that aimed to protect groundwater rights for Oregon’s farmers and ranchers have both failed in committee. Representative Gail Whitsett introduced one of the bills to the Agriculture and Natural Resources committee. That measure would have required The Oregon Water Resources Department to prove an underground well is interfering with surface...
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Klamath County Fairgrounds Manager Resigns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Fairgrounds manager Jerry Golden resigned his position this week. The fair board announced the resignation at a meeting yesterday, saying only that it was a personnel matter. The fairgrounds have been struggling financially the past couple of years, and has had to cut back hours for employees.
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Sage Grouse Public Comments Period Ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.–Public Comment Period for Oregon Greater Sage Grouse Resource Mgmt Plan Amendment and Draft EIS ends February 20th, 2014.  Find out how you will be affected, and submit comments by February 20th. Click here for a map to see if you fall under the “Preliminary Priority Habitat, or the “Preliminary General  Habitat. Click on the third link (” Fig2 01...
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Bray Sentenced for Shooting Husband

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath County woman will spend 90 months in jail for shooting her husband. A jury found Elizabeth Bray guilty of first degree assault after she shot her husband in November of 2010. Prosecutors say she was intoxicated at the time, and that the gun mis-fired twice before a third...
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Baxter Black in Lakeview for Fundraiser

You can see Baxter Black next month, in Lakeview. The Columnist with a whimsical sense of humor appears at a fund-raising dinner for Lakeview Rotary Club’s Lake Youth Soccer Field Project on March 8th. Social hour begins at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. The first 50 people to buy tickets will...
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Lego Building is Awesom

Congrats to Team Twister, a local Lego robotics teams that earned second place in robot programming at a state-competition in Hillsboro last month. No word whether Kragle was used in their creation…
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Woman Found Alive After Missing for a Week

An amazing story out of Cottage Grove this weekend… where a 52-year old woman was found trapped in a pit after being missing for a week. She survived the snow storm, used a plastic bag to capture water. She had gone for a walk in a wooded area, fell into the pit and couldn’t...
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City, County Officials Discuss Dispensary Regulations

Klamath Falls City council members will meet with Klamath County Commissioners in a workshop session this week to discuss medical marijuana dispensary regulations. Dispensaries become legal on March 1st.
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